Garlock Wants Asbestos Claimants Barred From Injury Case

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 10:26 PM EDT) -- Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC asked a North Carolina bankruptcy court Tuesday to deny asbestos claimants' request to intervene in its suit accusing a woman of fraudulently winning a $1.5 million Kentucky state court verdict over her husband's asbestos exposure.

Garlock argued that its bankruptcy case's official committee of asbestos personal injury claimants has no place in the state court action, where Garlock is seeking to set aside the 2008 verdict finding the company partially liable for the death of Thomas E. Robertson, who died of mesothelioma...
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